Born: 1896, Norwich, Norfolk.
Baptised: 4th April 1897, at St. Philip’s Church, Heigham, Norfolk. Parents: Bessie & Sidney George Elmer, a Clerk, of 5, Edinburgh Road, Norwich, Norfolk.
Died: 14th January 1916; age 19; KiA.
Enlistment Location: Ipswich.
Date of Entry Therein: 8th November 1914.
Rank: Lance Sergeant; Service Number: 1609
Regiment: Suffolk Regiment, 4th Battalion.
Medals Awarded: Victory, British War & 1914 Star.
Pas de Calais,
Relatives Notified & Address: Son of Sidney George & Bessie Elmer, of 14, Cromwell Street, Ipswich.
1901 5, Edinburgh Road, West Wymer, Norfolk.
Wilfred was 4 years old and living with his parents, brother & paternal aunt.
Sidney George Elmer, 25, an Agent Mercantile Office, born Norwich, Norfolk.
Bessie Elmer (nee Cove), 25, born Rougham, Norfolk.
Geoffrey Lewis Elmer, 1, born Norwich.
Edith Elmer, 29, a Teacher of Music – own accountant, born Norwich.
1911 14, Cavendish Street, Ipswich.
Wilfred was 14 years old, an Office Boy. He was living with his parents & siblings.
Sidney, 35, an Accountant – own account.
Winifred Dorothy Elmer, 8, born Norwich.
Cecil Horace Elmer, 5, born Norwich.
Soldiers’ Effects to Sidney George Elmer – father.
Wilfred is also remembered on the war memorial at St. Nicholas Church, Ipswich.
Suffolk Regiment, 4th Battalion: